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inching up to 9.6% there's 15 million people out of work this labor day. jeff haeger shows us how desperate it's become with one of them. >> reporter: with his buttoned down shirt, tie, sneakers david carrter bay started his day promptly at 8:00 in the morning on the median strip below charles avenue. >> people will come and try to give me bags of food and stuff. it is not me physically being hungry. >> no, david isn't homeless, he is jobless, what he can scrape together to pay his bills doesn't leave enough to actually live on. >> hello. how you doin'. >> i'm great, thanks. i don't have a whole lot but -- >> god bless you for your positive thoughts, always had a job, easy for me to get a job. >> at 52 years old he has spent most of his life in baltimore doing construction work, carpenter and welding as well as taking a turn as a barber. after spending 9 months with his wife and 14-year-old son in a shelter he could no longer wait to put those skills to use. that's when he got the idea for a street appeal. recalling the generosity of people when he served as a bell- ringer for the
during this week. everyone greets us warm hi with a smmle and thanks for doing what you are doing out there. >> last year tte city ann countyyfire departments raised ├║88,000 dollars. this year campaign runs through 9:00 o'clock tonight. >>> our sister station at cw baltimore has been airing the ├║elettonnaal day today and last night bounn to wrap up in a few morr minutes. jennifer is at studio b for update on the all important tote board jennifer. >> we are here where the phones have been ringing all affernoon. we have had a very exciting afternoon here locally for the muscular dystrophy telethon and i'm here with cal rom mda. have wed a grit day so far. >> so far so good. it has beee an exciting afternnon. a lot of exciting guests and money we see raising is very, very very exciting to us. >>reporter: late in thee% afternnon ww are over 800,000 dollars. we know last year we did top 1 million dollars here locally. boy we would love to top the number again wouldn't we. >> we have oor fingers we have to eep the phones ringing. right now in a little bit of a break but i tell
you. joining us now is labor of secretary hilda solis. madame secretary, good morning. >> good morning. happy labor day. >> indeed. although a lot of people wish there were more jobs out there. unemployment numbers stuck in the nines, tens of millions of people who have stopped looking for work. any good news on the job front this morning? >> look back eight months and we have actually added about 90,000 private sector jobs each month. when the president took office, remember, we were losing well over 700,000 and 600,000 jobs. i would tell you the course and path we're taking is on target. the president today will talk about infrastructure projects that put construction workers, electricians, welders back to work, and engineers, folks that have been unemployed for a long time. that's something that we -- i believe will get bipartisan support on. >> but the problem is, with some of the growth we have seen, has not been in manufacturing jobs but has been in service sector jobs. the people who need the work the most are the people who have the least amount of education. where are these jo
are already getting a response from his likely opponent, governor martin o'malley. george lettis joins us live in the studio with a report. >> and deny ra, the ehrlich campaign titled the adam let's get to work. it outlines his major golson for maryland. tonight the o'malley campaign says it outlines his empty promises and distortion of the facts. in his first television adam in the race to get his old job back, republican bob ehrlich reintroduceses himself to maryland voters. and tells us why he is running again. >> worse offer than we were four years ago. >> we showed that spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening adam for bob ehrlich's campaign. >> he matches o'malley's posstift. and he looked good from the blue sky down to the blue shirt. >> the sthetics matter with the ads. it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> the adam outlines ehrlich's major golson. help small businesses, improve school, protect the bay. >> and fix the budget. >> the o'malley campaign responded to the adam. in his pie in the sky adam, bob ehrlich is once again distorting the fa
for an interview why their home with our own bruce johnson. bruce, what can you tell us? >> if he loses, it's the biggest political collapse. and this wouldn't take place if he was up by 17 points. but he said he get it's and he can change. a lot of people don't like his governing style but he insists he's kept his problems to up the test scores and fix the school buildings and get other things done. >> i'm hearing people describe my husband using adjectives that are absolutely shocking. >> arrogant, stubborn? >> absolutely. it's very painful. >> i believe this perception that anybody can just come in and run the city effectively and they will be a little bit nicer and city won't miss a beat and it couldn't be further from the truth. >> i think everyone gets my husband now. i think they know he focuses on results and when you're moving a thousand miles an hour, there isn't much time for subtle conversation. and so he hasn't reached out. >> and this time i'm saying, we understand. we have to be more inclusive. we have to engage more. make people feel more part of the process, just like i del
captains says that the surf calmed down after several waves caused by hurricane earl. days after the u.s. officially ends the combat mission in iraq, the u.s. troops battle militants in bag dad. troops were attacked by gunmen in broad daylight. the soldiers provided cover fire to repel the attack. 12 were killed and the mission ended a week ago. >>> investigators looking into the gulf oil spill can examine an important pete of evidence. the blow outpreventer raised from the ocean floor is in the hands of the investigators. her's the report on the answers it could provide. >> reporter: federal agents took control of a key piece of equipment in the nation's history. the blow out preventer could provide answers to what happened on the deep water horizon. a methane gas bubble exploded and the blow out preventer didn't prevent the blow out by sealing the pipe as it was supposed to. as a result, 200 million- gallons of oil spewed into the gulf. it's not clear why the equipment failed. >> i think these guys, they deserve this. we need to find out for them and their memories and for the industry
's discretionary income maybe not quite where it used to be. but then some people stay closer to home than going away for their vacation. so i think it all evens out. >>> and at the end of the day, everybody is a little tuckered out. certainly a sign of a good time. >> reporter: the 11-day run ends tonight. officials are hoping attendance will top 400,000. reporting live from timonium, at the maryland state grounds, i'm pat warren. back to you, vic. >> looks like she even had fun out there today. >> yeah. who would not. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it wasn't a big deal. i could feel it. i don't know why. >>> wild kingdom. a boy attacked by a sea lion at the zoo. what he thinks set the animal off. >>> what caused the gulf oil disaster. >>> i'm ron matz in fells point. and ravens fans are revved up. the start of a new season just seven days away. the story coming up right here on wjz. >>> and will this beautiful weather continue the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tell could have been the key to what c
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